Technical Accountant

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
8 - 10 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Clients engage RGP for expertise in delivering large and complex projects to strengthen their business. Ourfinance and accounting consultants combine their functionalfinance expertise and project management capabilities with their other broad skills andexperiences in accounting, process reengineering, compliance, and systems to help clients drive business change.

ATTRIBUTES OF TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS WITH RGP 

  • Integrity and respect for people and opinions
  • Dedication to client service
  • Ability to think in complex and ever-changing situations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems, execute on initiatives and transfer knowledge
  • Demonstrates RGP’s values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Provides technical accounting guidance and support to clients through complex transactions and business changes
  • Performs technical research and ensures proper GAAP accounting treatment is performed for all transactions 
  • Drafts and reviews complex sets of financial statements with disclosures
  • Assesses the impact of new accounting pronouncements on current policies and standards, and authors memos and accounting policy documents communicating the impact from any change in accounting requirements
  • Works with cross-functional teams and performs current state and future state assessments, gap analyses and develops business requirements
  • Assists in solutions design to enable work streams and creates processes that comply with newly issued accounting pronouncements
  • Works closely with the accounting and finance teams in addressing day-to-day business activities and associated accounting implications

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 8-plus years of experience in public accounting combined with experience working in a large multinational, publicly held company is desirable
  • CPA is required
  • Previous experience with a Big Four or national public accounting firm preferred
  • In-depth technical accounting knowledge of GAAP coupled with the ability to research complicated accounting issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Results oriented with strong orientation to client service, time management, and project delivery
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